Long-simmering social tensions in Mexico are threatening to boil over as failing neoliberal reforms to the country’s formerly nationalized gas sector are compounded by open corruption, stagnant standards of living, and rampant inflation.
The U.S. media has remained mostly mute on the situation in Mexico, even as the unfolding civil unrest has closed the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego, California, several times in the past week. Ongoing “gasolinazo” protests in Mexico over a 20 percent rise is gas prices have led to over 400 arrests, 250 looted stores, and six deaths. Roads are being blockaded, borders closed, and government buildings are being sacked. Protests have remained relatively peaceful overall, except for several isolated violent acts, which activists have blamed on government infiltrators.
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Consider that possibility along with what this additional essay suggests:
As Donald Trump prepares to become U.S. president on January 20, the future of NAFTA is in doubt. He has promised to either renegotiate or withdraw from the trade agreement. Despite the outcome of the 2016 presidential election, there are still many different existing North American integration mechanisms that remain in place. Over the last year, the globalists have quietly laid the foundation to ensure their continental agenda continues. They are positioning themselves so they can try to better influence the new Trump administration in advancing deeper economic, political and security integration in North America.
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If the "globalists" goal truly is a fully integrated North America, then why haven't they inaugurated measures which would prevent the kind of riots now being seen in Mexico? After all, if ExxonMobil will be running the US State Department, wouldn't the provision of cheap gasoline in Mexico be a relatively simple matter?
In my view, the "globalists" (or whoever they are) would LIKE to see revolution in Mexico - perhaps even are provoking it. After all, think of what that would do to the US as 100,000s of additional refugees pour across our border before Trump's Wall could be built. That would certainly further destabilize the US, which appears to be exactly what the "globalists" want.
Make America great again? Doesn't it seem the powers that be don't want such a thing to happen?